Man dies in avalanche near Cabin Creek - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Man dies in avalanche near Cabin Creek

Posted: Updated:
WEST YELLOWSTONE -

An avalanche kills a man Tuesday night near the Cabin Creek area.


Shortly before 5 p.m., Gallatin County Dispatch received a report of an avalanche with a person injured near Cabin Creek, which is 19 miles north of West Yellowstone. 


 Rescuers from the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, West Yellowstone Division of Gallatin County Search and Rescue and regional helicopters responded.


 An Air Idaho helicopter was on the scene 30 minutes later, but revival efforts were unsuccessful.


 40-year-old Weylon Wiedemann of Pine City, Minnesota was pronounced dead at the scene.      

 
 The Sheriff’s Coroner with help from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center will conduct an investigation Wednesday.

  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE: Missing Butte toddler has been found

    UPDATE: Missing Butte toddler has been found

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:32 AM EST2018-01-23 12:32:38 GMT

    A Missing Endangered Person Advisory has been issued by Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement for a Montana toddler.

    A Missing Endangered Person Advisory has been issued by Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement for a Montana toddler.

  • Grizzly Sports Report, 1-22-18

    Grizzly Sports Report, 1-22-18

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:09 PM EST2018-01-23 04:09:26 GMT
    The University of Montana teams split the series with Montana State as the Lady Griz fall 81-64 but are still tied for first in the conference at 5-2. Meanwhile the men dominate in the second half holding the Cats to just 4 made shots on 17% shooting as they improve to 7-0 in Big Sky play. Player guests Bobby Moorehead and Sophia Stiles join host Shaun Rainey to talk about the weekend and what lies ahead for both teams. 
    The University of Montana teams split the series with Montana State as the Lady Griz fall 81-64 but are still tied for first in the conference at 5-2. Meanwhile the men dominate in the second half holding the Cats to just 4 made shots on 17% shooting as they improve to 7-0 in Big Sky play. Player guests Bobby Moorehead and Sophia Stiles join host Shaun Rainey to talk about the weekend and what lies ahead for both teams. 
  • SWX Live Stream

    SWX Live Stream

    Watch live SWX events from your computer.

    Watch live SWX events from your computer.

  • Tester explains "no" vote on bill to end shutdown

    Tester explains "no" vote on bill to end shutdown

    Monday, January 22 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-01-22 22:40:32 GMT

    After voting "no" on the Senate's bill to temporarily end the government shutdown, Tester explains that he's sticking to his guns. 

    After voting "no" on the Senate's bill to temporarily end the government shutdown, Tester explains that he's sticking to his guns. 

  • Unofficial tour list shows Pearl Jam playing Montana this summer

    Unofficial tour list shows Pearl Jam playing Montana this summer

    Friday, January 19 2018 7:26 PM EST2018-01-20 00:26:59 GMT

    An unofficial tour list shows Pearl Jam playing Missoula this summer at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. 

    An unofficial tour list shows Pearl Jam playing Missoula this summer at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. 

Powered by Frankly
Copyright - All content © 2001 - 2018. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.